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Decatur
Cook's Natural Science Museum offers an educational experience for individuals, schools, church groups and various other organizations completely free of charge.
Decatur
This fantastic 750-acre park has camping, hiking and biking trails, golf course. Also an Aquatic Center featuring a wave pool, Olympic-size diving pool, water slides and kiddie pools. Year-round ice skating complex.
Huntsville
A hands-on science center with more than 100 permanent, interactive exhibits in 7 different subject areas.
Huntsville
From incredible artifacts of our nation's space program, to hands-on interactive exhibits and space travel simulators, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center experience is unlike any other. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things...
Huntsville
The Garden provides a variety of opportunities for individuals and groups to expand their knowledge of plants and nature. Programs are offered for adults and children, individually and in groups.
Huntsville
Southern Adventures is a family-oriented water and amusement park offering year-round wholesome entertainment for all ages. Whether you are young or just young-at-heart, Southern Adventures has activities for you.
Huntsville
Explore the galleries and find every almost theme and medium as created by Tennessee Valley artists, from sculptures and glass work through traditional oil paintings and contemporary photography.
Huntsville
The Museum fills its seven galleries with a variety of exhibitions throughout the year, including prestigious traveling exhibits and the work of nationally and regionally acclaimed artists. The Museum's own 2,522-piece permanent collection also forms...
Huntsville
Designed for children, it's the South's largest hands-on history museum.
Huntsville
Civil War soldiers, a talking tree and whimmy diddles, see them all at the EarlyWorks Museums - Alabama Constitution Village, the Historic Huntsville Depot and EarlyWorks Childrens History Museum.
Huntsville
A facility dedicated to the preservation of railroad history. Take the free self-guided tour and discover an array of exhibits, expert-led tours also available, as is a ride on one of the historic locomotives!
Cullman
Interactive displays and modern exhibits stand ready for you to experience the rich German heritage, native American lifestyles, adventure of early pioneers and Deep South folklore when you visit with us.
FunZone
(32 Miles)
Cullman
FUNZONE�s newest attraction, Air It Out, has the latest, greatest inflatable equipment that is guaranteed to bring hours of fun. Our play area proves to be challenging, interactive and engaging for all ages and is never the same experience. There i...
Sheffield
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Florence
The Children's Museum of the Shoals, Inc. offers hands-on exhibits and programs geared specifically to the developmental stages and needs of children. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Alabama
Blountsville
Spring Valley Beach features fun for the entire family! Our park offers the best for a nice relaxing day and plenty of adventure for thrill seekers.
West Tuscumbia
Learn about Helen Keller and experience her environment in authentic fashion with plentiful artefacts and memorabilia.
Woodville
Take a tour underground through some of the most beautiful formations Mother Nature has ever created, including The Frozen Waterfall and a huge stalagmite column 45 ft high. Kids can also pan for gems with treasures guaranteed!
Dismals Canyon
(45 Miles)
Phil Campbell
Spend a day getting back to nature hiking the canyon floor past thundering waterfalls, wildlife spotting and swimming. Guided night tours allow visitors to view the glow-in-the-dark creatures known locally as Dismalites.
Boaz
Kidz Time is located in a 10,000 sq ft building, offering clean, safe fun for children under age 12. We are an indoor inflatable playground offering 5 days of Open Play time along with hosting parties.
Attalla
An exotic animal park and rescue preserve where families can enjoy over 80 large predators, including tigers, leopards and bears, that call this reserve home, as well as a full contact barnyard.
Tishomingo
Today\'s visitors to Tishomingo State Park discover the same timeless natural beauty that enchanted the Indians centuries ago. Tishomingo offers a unique landscape of massive rock formations and fern-filled crevices found nowhere else in Mississippi....
Fultondale
Funtime Skate Center was established in November of 1985.Funtime Skate Center offers family entertainment for all ages!
Gadsden
Hands on exhibits and activities for children of all ages! An interesting and fun museum where imagination and creativity allow for a world of entertainment!
Jasper
Llamas, Camps, and Friends invite you to visit a working llama ranch in Goodsprings, Alabama. You can expirence first-hand, the calm and magic of the almost mystical llama. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do wi...
Columbia
Everything here is designed to be interacted with or handled so parents can relax; most exhibits come with relevant period or topic dressing up resources, plus hands on activities and learning games, and exhibits change regularly.
Bridgeport
For more than 10,000 years, Russell Cave was home to prehistoric peoples. Russell Cave provides clues to the daily lifeways of early North American inhabitants dating from 6500 B.C. to 1650 A.D. The cave shelter archaeological site contains the most ...
Stomp n Shout
(73 Miles)
Birmingham
In the small and large zones there are physical and imagination play equipment, plus toys and games and a family friendly video arcade. They also offer educational camps with varying themes plus arts, crafts and other open classes.
Fort Payne
Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs offer settings for a variety of recreational activi...
Birmingham
On our 1,011 acre forested urban nature center and certified wildlife habitat, we offer educational programs, weekend activities, and over 11 miles of footpaths for hiking and birding.
Birmingham
The ASHOF has over 5,000 sports artifacts elegantly displayed in the 33,000 square foot building. Out of ESPN's list of the top 100 athletes of the century, five out of the top fifteen greatest ever are in the ASHOF: Jesse Owens, Hank Aaron, Joe Loui...
Birmingham
Sloss Furnaces produced iron for nearly 90 years, which gave rise to the city of Birmingham. Now recognized as a National Historic Landmark, Sloss Furnaces with its web of pipes and tall smokestacks offers us a glimpse into the great industrial past ...
Birmingham
More than 17,000 objects represent a rich panorama of cultures, including Asian, European, American, African, Pre-Columbian, and Native American. Highlights include the Museum's collection of Asian art, considered the finest and most comprehensive in...
Birmingham
A new interactive museum. Visitors of all ages can slide down the giant sewage pipe, attempt to lift a week's worth of garbage and interact with other fun and interesting exhibits.
Birmingham
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute documents the struggle of African-American citizens in Birmingham (BCRI) to become full participants in the city's government and business community.
Birmingham
The museum honors great jazz artists with ties to the state of Alabama. While furnishing educational information, the museum is also a place for entertainment. Exhibits convey the accomplishments of the likes of Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, and the...
Birmingham
A nonprofit, hands-on museum and IMAX Dome Theater. Four floors of interactive exhibits celebrate science and wonder from an amazing collection of dinosaurs to innovative environmental showcases, imaginative early childhood playgrounds, and an awe-i...
Birmingham
Professional theatre complex for children, with different theatres and performances on offer for different age groups. High profile productions most children will recognise.
Birmingham
The collection now has over 1300 vintage and modern motorcycles and as well as the largest collection of Lotus Race Cars in the world along with other race cars. There is a lot to look at and see.
Birmingham Zoo
(78 Miles)
Birmingham
The Birmingham Zoo is Alabama's most popular attraction, drawing more than 500,000 visitors annually. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Birmingham for kids.
Centre
They have been fishing for crappie on this lake for over 30 years, so if you want a guide service that offers a day filled with fun and great fishing action these are your guys!
Birmingham
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Eagleville
An animal-tastic family fun day at Tennessee's largest petting farm!
Chelsea
Fun for every age! Fast go karts, miniature golf, mini bowling, laser tag, laser maze, huge arcade, prize center, indoor playground, water wars, cafe and much more!
Newark
The Nature Center hosts fun and interesting public programs, and visitors can enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing, birdwatching or disc golf. There's also a large picnic area and barbecues, and sledding in the winter months.
Bessemer
Alabama Adventure - home of Splash Beach Water Park and Magic City USA Theme Park, Winner of Alabama's "2007 Attraction of the Year!" Whether it is Rides, Slides, Shows or Attractions you're looking for, we have them all.
Birmingham
Over 7,000 square feet of connected trampolining surface, offering a variety of session types to accommodate all.
Shiloh
Join Shiloh National Military Park's Junior Ranger Program. Please visit the Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center to pick-up a booklet, which will help you learn more about the Civil War at Shiloh and the National Park Service. You will be certified as ...
Talladega
"One of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame's highlight features is the Motorsports Museum. Spanning three buildings and the enclosed courtyard, this collection of history making vehicles is priceless. "
Murfreesboro
Featuring tenpin bowling lanes, super bumper cars and arcade, plus thrilling high tech laser tag.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Decatur with kids

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FunZone

(32 Miles) Kids Fun in Cullman

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Spring Valley Beach

(42 Miles) Waterparks in Blountsville

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Point Mallard Park

(2 Miles) Waterparks in Decatur

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Southern Adventures

(23 Miles) Kids Fun in Huntsville

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Childrens Museum of the Shoals

(41 Miles) Museums in Florence

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US Space and Rocket Center

(20 Miles) Historical Attractions in Huntsville

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Dismals Canyon

(45 Miles) Historical Attractions in Phil Campbell

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Cathedral Caverns State Park

(43 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Woodville

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Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center

(20 Miles) Historical Attractions in Huntsville

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Huntsville Museum of Art

(24 Miles) Museums in Huntsville

Fun places to visit in Decatur with kids

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Alabama - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look below, lots of the best things to do with children in AL